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- Chuck Brown, the godfather of go-go, and the W.P.G. Trio are coming to Silver Spring - and no, we're not kidding. Check them out at the Blair Mansion Inn, 7711 Eastern Avenue near Georgia, tonight at 9pm. For more info, call 301/588-1688 or visit the Blair Mansion's website.
- The Lakeland Community Heritage Project, which works to preserving the history of College Park's black community, is holding a dinner dance tonight from 8pm to 12am honoring Lakeland's social clubs. It all goes down at the Holiday Inn College Park, located at 10000 Baltimore Avenue. For more info and to buy tickets, check out their blog.
- Looking for a pet? Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue, a Richmond-based volunteer group that finds homes specifically for Great Pyrenees dogs, is having an adoption event tomorrow. Come by the Big Bad Woof in Takoma, D.C., located at 177 Carroll Street NW, between 12 and 3pm to meet their dogs. For more info, visit them on Facebook or at their website.
- If you haven't gotten a chance to see local swing band Swingtopia, you've got the rest of the month to check them out. They'll be playing at the Greek Village Restaurant in Colesville at 8pm Monday nights through the rest of March. The restaurant's located at New Hampshire Avenue and Randolph Road; for more info, check out Swingtopia's website.
- Have you ever wanted to grow bananas in your backyard? Don't let that three feet of snow we just had fool you into thinking you can't. The Silver Spring Garden Club hosts botanist John Boggan for a free talk about hardy plants normally found in warmer locales. The meeting's at 8pm Monday in the Brookside Gardens Education Building, located at 1800 Glenallan Avenue in Wheaton.